I only needed a blood transfusion! Why did my cruise leave me behind?

During his recent NCL cruise, Andrew Goldstein suffered a sudden medical emergency that required a blood transfusion. Unable to provide such a service onboard, the cruise left him behind in St. Kitts to seek treatment. Now he wants a refund for his missed cruise and reimbursement for his additional travel and medical expenses. But is this reasonable? Read more “I only needed a blood transfusion! Why did my cruise leave me behind?”

Is the liability limit for a lost bag on NCL really just $100?

“We’re so sorry. This has never happened before.”

This was the response from a Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) customer service agent to Lyle Larson’s complaint after the cruise line lost his family’s luggage while transferring it to their cruise ship. Larson heard it repeatedly during the cruise, along with promises that his missing luggage would arrive later that day or the next day.

It never did. Read more “Is the liability limit for a lost bag on NCL really just $100?”

If the cruise is still available, why did NCL cancel my booking?

Norwegian Cruise Line cancels an Alaskan cruise booked in the United Kingdom, but oddly enough, that same cruise is still available to those in the United States. Can our advocates help? Read more “If the cruise is still available, why did NCL cancel my booking?”

Does a “full refund” for a cruise include crew gratuities and port fees?

Just what constitutes a “full refund”? James Peterson is asking this question after Norwegian Cruise Lines (NCL) canceled his cruise. Read more “Does a “full refund” for a cruise include crew gratuities and port fees?”

Why won’t Norwegian Cruise Line extend this voucher for another year?

After a disastrous cruise, Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) issued $2,500 in vouchers to Jaihar Murli and his family. But the certificates expired after a year, as they usually do. Read more “Why won’t Norwegian Cruise Line extend this voucher for another year?”